African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire

Book is in excellent condition; upper corner has a light bump/curl, covers have Very light edge wear. Binding is otherwise solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A large book, 271 pages, color photos, often full page with no borders, heavily illustrated. Contents include: Art, ethnography, and history in Northeastern Zaire, Through western eyes: the making of the Manghetu myth, Collecting in the Congo: the American museum of natural history Congo expedition, 1909 - 1915, Reconstructing the past, Mangbetu social organization in the early colonial period, The art and technology of daily life, The art of adornment, The craft of power and the art of kings, Dealing with destiny: aspects of Mangbetu thought, etc.

Title: African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire

Author: Enid Schildkrout; Curtis A. Keim; American Museum of Natural History

Categories: Art, Africa,

Publisher: Amer Museum of Natural History: 1990

ISBN Number: 0295969628

ISBN Number 13: 9780295969626

Binding: Oversize Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Art

Size: XL

Seller ID: 143513

Keywords: Art, Technology, Adornment, Social Organization, Congo, Manghetu, Myth, Collecting, Sculpture, Jewelry, Clothing, Northern , Africa, Zaire, ,